Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences [Dept. of Entomology]

NEW JERSEY'S 63 MOSQUITOES


Below is a list of mosquito species sampled in New Jersey.  Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti is found but does not overwinter in New Jersey. Links lead to species accounts. Species list updated 20 October 2011.

A distribution map for each species can be found here.

Genus Aedes

1. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) abserratus (Felt and Young)

2. Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse)- see also second account and Morphological Comparisons with certain other Aedes

3. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) atlanticus Dyar and Knab

4. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) atropalpus (Coquillett) - see also second account and Morphological  Comparisons with certain other Aedes

5. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) aurifer (Coquillett)

6. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) canadensis canadensis (Theobald)

7. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) cantator (Coquillet)

8. Aedes (Aedes) cinereus Meigen

9. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) communis (De Geer)

10. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) dorsalis (Meigen)

11. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) dupreei (Coquillet)

12. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) excrucians (Walker)

13. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) fitchii (Felt and Young)

14. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) flavescens (Miller)

15. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) grossbecki Dyar and Knab

16. Aedes (Protomacleaya) hendersoni Cockerell

17. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) implicatus Vockeroth

18. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) infirmatus Dyar and Knab

19. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) intrudens Dyar

20. Aedes (Finlaya) japonicus japonicus - 1998. See also  Morph Comparisons with certain other Aedes

21. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) mitchellae (Dyar)

22. Aedes (Rusticoides) provocans (Walker)

23. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) punctor (Kirby)

24. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sollicitans (Walker)

25. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) spencerii spencerii (Theobald)

26. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sticticus (Meigen)

27. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) stimulans (Walker)

28. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) taeniorhynchus (Say)

29. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) thibaulti Dyar and Knab - see also second account

30. Aedes (Protomacleaya) triseriatus (Say) - see also second account and Morph Comparisons with certain other Aedes

31. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) trivittatus (Coquillet)

32. Aedes (Aedimorphus) vexans (Anopheles MergenMeigen)

 

Genus Anopheles Meigen

33. Anopheles (Anopheles) atropos Dyar and Knab

34. Anopheles (Anopheles) barberi Couillett

35. Anopheles (Anopheles) bradleyi King

36. Anopheles (Anopheles) crucians Weidemann

37. Anopheles (Anopheles) earlei Vargas

38. Anopheles (Anopheles) punctipennis (Say)

39. Anopheles (Anopheles) quadrimaculatus Say

40. Anopheles (Anopheles) walkeri Theobald

 

Genus Culex Linnaeus

41. Culex (Culex) erraticus (Dyar and Knab) - see also second account

42. Culex (Culex) pipiens Linnaeus , inclusive of pipiens and molestus forms- see also second account

43. Culex (Culex) restuans Theobald

44. Culex (Culex) salinarius Coquillett - see also second account

45. Culex (Culex) tarsalis Coquillett - see also second account

46. Culex (Neoculex) territans Walker

 

Genus Culiseta Felt

47. Culiseta (Culicella) inornata (Williston)

48. Culiseta (Climacura) melanura (Coquillett)

49. Culiseta (Culicella) minnesotae Barr

50. Culiseta (Culicella) morsitans (Theobald)

 

Genus Coquillettidia Dyar

51. Coquillettidia (Coquillettidia) perturbans (Walker)

Genus Orthopodomyia Theobald

52. Orthopodomyia (Orthopodomyia) alba Baker

53. Orthopodomyia (Orthopodomyia) signifera (Coquillett)

 

Genus Psorophora Robineau-Desvoidy

54. Psorophora (Psorophora) ciliata (Fabricius)

55. Psorophora (Grabhamia) columbiae (Dyar and Knab)

56. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) cyanescens (Coquillett)

57. Psorophora (Grabhamia) discolor (Coquillett)

58. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) ferox (von Humboldt)

59. Psorophora (Psorophora) howardii Coquillett

60. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) mathesoni Belkin and Heinemann

 

Genus Toxorhynchites Theobald

61. Toxorhynchites (Lynchiella) rutilus septentrionalis (Dyar and Knab)

Genus Uranotaenia Lynch- Arribalzaga

62. Uranotaenia (Uranotaenia) sapphirina (Osten Sacken)

Genus Wyeomyia Theobald

63. Wyeomyia (Wyeomyia) smithii (Coquillett)

 

 

 

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